New UI Paper: Gender and Transition in Libya - mapping women's participation in post-conflict reconstruction
News More than three years after the end of the Gaddafi regime, Libya is struggling to end a vicious circle of violence in order to take steps towards reconciliation and durable peace.
Explaining EU internal security cooperation
News Immigrants drowning near Italy, radicalized fighters returning to the UK from Syria and Iraq, and a sharp rise in organized crime in the Balkans: these events cast a sharp light on European Union (EU) cooperation in the area of internal security.
Russia in Search of an Identity
News On 22 April, 2014 the seminar "Who Are We? Russia in Search of an Identity" at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) concentrated on the normative efforts of Russian authorities to create a modern national identity and on the political preferences of the Russian population.
Japan: the 'abnormal' state
News How Japan's constitution can be revised is central to the ongoing debate on Japanese defense policy. The issue of constitutional revision has become entrenched on the political agenda not least due to recurring tensions between Japan and China. The debate often predics Japan might take an increasingly 'normal' approach in world politics.
Brazil's defense policy: cooperation is key
News In 2008 Sweden and Brazil joined in a strategic partnership in defense cooperation. In December 2013, when Brazil bought the Swedish Saab's JAS Gripen as its next generation multirole fighter jet, an agreement in military engagement and other fields related to defense was further established. This sets a new stage for the direction of political dialogue between the two countries moving forward.
News 7 April marked twenty years since the genocide in Rwanda. Commemorations will be held over the next hundred days, not only in Rwanda but also around the globe. In a recent article published in the journal Peacebuilding, Johanna Mannergren Selimovic examines commemoration practices at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre in Rwanda, as well as the Srebrenica-Potocˇari genocide memorial in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Confronting crises in Russia
News On 1 April, 2014 the seminar "Confronting Crises in Russia" at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) focused on policy responses of the Russian government towards risks and domestic crises resulting from natural and technical disasters, and from political factors.
UI ranked in top for institutional cooperation
News The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) scores a high 11 out of 80 in this year's ranking of institutional collaboration among think tanks. UI also climbs on the chart of international affairs think tanks globally, to place 44 from 70.